If the rain and the gloomy weather has made you feel a bit bummed out, or if you’re just tired from work and want to get a little break from your schedule; there are big events like Tampa Bay Margarita Festival and Sunset Music Festival, and many exciting things to do on this Memorial Day weekend in Tampa! 

Margarita Festival at the Curtis Hixon Park

This year the Tampa Bay Margarita Festival returns Friday and Saturday. Listening to the Wallflowers and sitting on the lawn with your friends while holding a margarita, doesn't that sound great? You can enjoy all the fun activities, live music and many delicious margaritas freshly made by the bartenders at the Curtis Hixon Park. There are all kinds of tickets that feeds different needs, but make sure you get the tickets before they are gone! Don't forget you can save $5 by using promo code "813area" when purchasing your tickets!

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Sunset Music Festival at Raymond James Stadium 

It's finally here, Sunset Music Festival! The most popular electronic dance music DJs are all gathering here in Tampa, the well-known DJ Marshmello, Alan Walker, and rapper Yo Gotti are here to give you the best time ever. In this festival, there are water stations, merchandise, food, and beverages, you don't need to worry or bring extra luggage with you to make it less fun. If you do carry some personal belongings, there are lockers provided in the stadium to secure all your belongings. Even if you really lost something, the Lost & Found service will make sure you get your things back! So just let loose and have the most fun of your time!

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Never a dull moment in downtown Tampa, besides these festivals that make you dance and all, there are events for some relaxing and chill time.

Rewind: Mulholland Drive (2001) 

Everyone has their own favorite movie, and no matter how many times you watch them you just never get tired of it. Tampa Theatre offers Rewind: Mulholland Drive (2001)  where you can watch the classic movies and share the moments with friends. If you’re a fan of thriller movies, definitely don’t miss out the movie Mulholland Drive this Friday. It's mysterious, weird, and dangerous! But if you don't like being scared, that's okay. On Sunday, Tampa Theatre gives a Free Community Screening: Superman (1978) to the original Superman in order to celebrate the release of the movie, and in the memory of the actor Margot Kidder’s recent passing. The classic characters and romance story never gets boring!

Cadillac Cowboys - Friday Concerts in the Park

Local country band Cadillac Cowboys are going to perform this Friday! Cadillac Cowboys play many different instruments and are ready to give you all kinds of music played in their style. It is 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. this Friday at River Tower Park, get your cowboy and cowgirls outfits ready and have a blast!

Original Sin Cider Sampling

You know what, this Friday is National Wine Day! Before the Margarita Festival starts, you can have a little warm up with your friends. At Jug & Bottle Dept., they provide a sampling experience with Lacey from Original Sin and have a taste of the entire lineup of the Original Sin Hard Ciders. If you can’t get enough, there’s another event National Wine Day - When I Sip, You Sip, We Sip at Hawthorne Bottle Shoppe where you can enjoy the old school dance vibes and also the wine tasting from all kinds of brewings.

Silent Party Memorial Day Weekend: 90s vs Now Edition 

This is a refreshing and brand new experience for all party people, a Silent Party hosted by Millennium Age in the Hall on Franklin on Sunday night. Now, this party has no speakers or amps, you will be using wireless headphones instead! The music is chosen by three DJs from old-school music icons Aaliyah, Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg to trap music rappers Future and the Migos, all the popular hits these days! Best of it all, if you don’t like the music just simply change the station of your headphones and keep the party blasting! 

Serious Foodie!

Many people would plan a family reunion or friends gathering on weekends, and a fancy dinner just sounds perfect on a Friday night! The Epicurean Hotel has prepared some amazing food with a four-course meal and a handcrafted cocktail that will take your taste to another level. It's a great opportunity to enjoy the night and spend a good time! 

For more fun things to do on Memorial Day in Tampa, register with us on 813area and 727area, it's free! 

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